Are we all agnostic?
Fri, 17/04/09 – 14:13 | No Comment

I am, you are, the Pope is, and so is Richard Dawkins and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Big Bird too.

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On discontent
Sat, 18/04/09 – 16:23 | One Comment

On discontent

What is creation?……A failure

What is life?……A bore

What is man?……A fraud

What is woman?……A fraud and a bore

What is beauty?……A deception

What is love?……A disease

What is marriage?……A mistake

What is a wife?……A trial

What is a child?……A nuisance

What is the devil?……A fable

What is good?……Hypocrisy

What is evil?……Detection

What is wisdom?……Selfishness

What is happiness?……A delusion

What is friendship?……Humbug

What is generosity?……Imbecility

What is money?……everything

What is everything……nothing

Were we, perhaps, not happier
when we were monkeys?
-Edward Ward in The Scrap Book (1899)

Why we hate and love Richard Dawkins
Thu, 16/04/09 – 14:14 | 2 Comments
Why we hate and love Richard Dawkins

The only thing that overshadows Richard Hawkins’ intelligence is his arrogance.

Happy birthday Thomas Jefferson, you blasphemous heretic you
Mon, 13/04/09 – 14:37 | No Comment
Happy birthday Thomas Jefferson, you blasphemous heretic you

Imagine if Barack Obama took a copy of the Bible and cut out his favorite passages with scissors, glued them onto paper and said, “there, that’s a better version.”

Big list of sin
Mon, 13/04/09 – 11:44 | No Comment
Big list of sin

Generally speaking, sin is a relative term. Is it a sin to waste food? To some it is, to others it is not. If it is a sin, is it a mortal sin, a deadly sin, a venial sin, a major sin?
Religious speaking, sin is often times explicitly listed for the faithful to follow.

NAR news and blog week in review - April 12, 2009
Sun, 12/04/09 – 11:06 | One Comment
NAR news and blog week in review - April 12, 2009

Two more SSM victories, no more good morning’s in church, Christopher Hitchens debates again, Moses tripping on LSD, and more!

Holy Gospel of the Easter Bunny
Sun, 12/04/09 – 7:09 | One Comment
Holy Gospel of the Easter Bunny

The reason why a bunny is associated with the celebration of Easter.

All hail the Unicorn!
Thu, 9/04/09 – 13:01 | One Comment
All hail the Unicorn!

This is a music video beyond description. It may be religious…er cultish. Mythic for sure.

‘Let my people go’…and get married if they want to
Wed, 8/04/09 – 13:04 | 2 Comments
‘Let my people go’…and get married if they want to

The message of Passover is one that is welcomed by many who are held in bondage of a different sort.

The Vatican’s 10 commandments of driving
Mon, 6/04/09 – 12:54 | No Comment
The Vatican’s 10 commandments of driving

Sometimes road rage can drive people to sin. In June 2007, the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People offered the following ten “driving commandments.” Catholics who wish to remain on the road to heaven would do well to keep these in mind.

NAR news and blog week in review - April 5, 2009
Sun, 5/04/09 – 9:20 | No Comment
NAR news and blog week in review - April 5, 2009

This past week saw same-sex marriage legalized in Iowa, a Muslim/Episcopal priest defrocked, the announcement of an R. Crumb Genesis adaptation, and much more!

Nobel Laureates and scientists who believe in God
Tue, 31/03/09 – 13:36 | 7 Comments
Nobel Laureates and scientists who believe in God

Nobelists.net has a free e-book called “50 Nobel Laureates and Other Great Scientists Who Believe in God.” Not a very catchy title, but an interesting little 146 page read.

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